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2. I have acknowledged my ways, and thou heardest me: O teach me thy ftatufes. 3

Make me to understand the way of thy commandments : and fo shall I talk of thy wonderous works. 4. My foul melteth away for very heaviness : comfort

' thou me according unto thy word.

5 Take from me the way of lying: and cause chou me make much of thy law.

6 I have chosen the way of truth ; and thy judgments have I laid before me.

7 I have stuck unto thy testimonies: O Lord, confound me not. 8 I will run the way of thy commandments : when thou

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257 MORNING PRAY E R.

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IEACH me, O Lord, the way of thy ftatutes : and

I 2 Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law : yea, I shall keep it with my whole heart.

3 Make me to go in the path of thy commandments : for therein is my desire.

4 Incline my heart unto thy testimonies : and not to covetousness.

5 O curp away mine eyes, left they behold vanicy: and quicken thou me in thy way.

60 ftablish thy word in thy servant : that I may fear thee.

7 Take away the rebuke that I am afraid of : for thy judgments are good.

8 Behold, my delight is in thy commandments : O quicken me in thy righteousness.

Et veniat super me.
ET thy loving mercy come also unto me, O Lord :

even thy falvation, according unto thy word. 2 So shall I make answer unto my blasphemers : for my truft is in thy word.

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3 O take not the word of thy truth utterly out of my : mouth : for my hope is in thy judgments.

4. So shall I alway keep thy law : yea, for ever and ever. 5 And I will walk at liberty : for I seek thy command

6 I will speak of thy testimonies also, even before kings: and will not be ashamed.

7 And my delight shall be in thy commandments : whick I have loved. : '8 My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, which I have loved : and my ftudy shall be in thy statutes.

Memor efto fervi tui.
Think upon thy servant, as concerning thy word:

wherein thou hart caused me to put my truft. 2 The fame is my comfort in my trouble : for thy word hath quickened me.

3 The proud have had me exceedingly in derision : yee have I not shrinked from thy law.

4 For I remembered thine everlafting judgments, o Lord : and received comfort. 5 I

am horribly afraid : for the ungodly that forsake thy law.

6 Thy statutes have been my songs : in the house of my pilgrimage.

7 I have thought upon thy name, O Lord, in the nightseason : and have kept thy law. 8 This I had : because I kept thy commandments.

Portio mea, Domine.
WHOU art my portion, O Lord : I have promised to

. 2 I made my humble petition in thy presence with my whole heart: O be merciful unto me according to thy word.

3 I called mine own ways to remembrance : and turned my feet unto thy teftimonies.

4 I made hafte, and prolonged not the time : to keep thị cominandments.

5 The congregation of the ungodly have robbed me: bu: I have not forgotten thy law.

6 At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee: because of thy righteous judgments.

7 I ar 7 Let fuch as fear thee, and have known thy testimonies : be turned unto me.

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7 I am a companion of all them that fear thee : and keep thy commandments.

8 The earch O Lord, is full of thy mercy : O teach me thy statutes.

Bonitatem fecifti.
Lord, thou hast dealt graciousy with thy servant : ac--

cording unto thy word.
2 O learn me true understanding and knowledge : for I
have believed thy commandments.

3 Before I was troubled, I went wrong': but now have I kept thy word.

4 Thou art good and gracious : O teach me thy statutes.

5 The proud have imagined a lie against me : but I will keep thy commandments with my whole heart.

6 Their heart is as fat as brawn : but my delight hath been in thy law.

7 It is good for me that I have been in trouble: that I may learn thy statutes.

8 The law of thy mouth is dearer unto me : than thousands of gold and silver.

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Manus tuæ fecerunt me.
WHY hands have made me and falhioned me: o give

me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments.

2 They that fear thee will be glad when they see me: bccause I have put my trust in thy word.

3 I know, O Lord, that thy judgments are right : and that thou of very faithfulness haft cauted me to be troubled.

4 O let thy merciful kindness be my comfort : according to thy word unto thy servant.

5 let thy loving mercies come unto me, that I may live : for thy law is my delight.

6 Let the proud, bé confounded, for they go wickedly about to destroy me : but I will be occupied in thy commandments.

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8 O let my heart be found in thy statutes : chat I be not ashamed.

Defecit anima mea.
Y soul hath longed for thy salvation : and I have a

good hope because of thy word. 2 Mine eyes long fore for thy word : saying, O when wilt thou comfort me?

3 For I am become like a bottle in the smoke : yet do I hot forget thy statutes.

4 How many are the days of thy servant : when wilt thou be avenged of them that persecute me.

5 The proud have digged pits for me : which are not af. ter thy law.

6 All thy commandments are true : they persecute me falsely; O be thou my help.

7 They had almost made an end of me upon earth : but I forsook not thy commandments.

8 O quicken me after thy loving-kindness i and so fhall I keep the testimonies of thy mouth.

In aeternum, Domine.
Lord, thy word: endurech for ever in heaven.

2 Thy truth also remaineth from one generation to another : thou hast laid the foundation of the earth, and it abideth.

3 They continue this day according to thine ordinance : for all things serve thee.

4 If my delight had not been in thy law: I should have perished in my trouble.

5 I will never forget thy commandments : for with them thou hast quickened me.

6 I am thine ; O fave me: for I have fought thy commandments.

7 The ungodly laid wait for me, to destroy me : but I will consider thy testimonies.

8 I see that all things come to an end: but thy commandment is exceeding broad.

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ORD, what love have I unto thy law : all the day long

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2 Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies : for they are ever with me.

3 I have more understanding than my teachers : for thy testimonies are my ftudy.

4 I am wiser than the aged : because I keep thy commandments.

5 I have refrained my feet from every evil way : that I may keep thy word.

6. I have not shrunk from thy judgments : for thou teachest me.

7 O how sweet are thy words unto my throat : yea, sweeter than honey unto my mouch !

8 Through thy commandments I get understanding : therefore I hate all evil ways.

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Lucerna pedibus meis.
WHY word is a lantern unto my feet: and a light unto

my paths.
2 I have sworn and am stedfastly purposed : to keep thy
righteous judgments-

3 I am troubled above measure : quicken me, O Lord, according to thy word.

4 Let the free-will-offerings of my mouth please thee : O Lord: and teach me thy judgments.

5 My soul is alway in my hand : yet do I not forget thy

6 The ungodly have laid a snare for me: but yet I swerved not from thy commandments.

7 Thy testimonies have I claimed as mine heritage for ever : and why ? they are the very joy of my heart.

8 I have applied my heart to fulfil thy statutes alway: even unto the end.

Iniquos odio bahui.
Hate them that imagine evil things : but thy law do I

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2 Thou art my defence and shield : and my trust is in thy word.

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